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Hillary Clinton Takes A Not-So-Subtle Jab At Donald 2021-10-12 09:39:33There’s a very familiar character in “State of Terror.”

Republicans Freak Out Over New Bisexual Superman 2021-10-12 01:14:12Conservatives were ridiculed for objecting to the sexual orientation of a comic book character.

Stephanie Grisham Admits She Did Not Vote For 2021-10-05 19:42:31The former White House press secretary declined to tell CNN's Jake Tapper whom she voted for instead.

Prosecutors In Wyoming Considering Charging Librarians For Stocking 2021-10-01 18:48:35Some librarians in Campbell County are accused of putting books some say are obscene in sections for children and teenagers.

Bridge From 'Winnie The Pooh' Series To Be 2021-10-01 13:26:51The author of the hugely popular series of books often played with his son, Christopher Robin, at the bridge in the 1920s.

Trump Bonded With Boris Johnson Over Kangaroos, Gallbladders: 2021-09-30 14:29:06Former White House press secretary Stephanie Grisham says conversations between the two world leaders "redefined the word random.”

'Disengaged' Melania Trump Was Asleep On Election Night, 2021-09-28 20:59:37Stephanie Grisham, a former White House press secretary, also said the first lady was at a "photo shoot of a rug on Jan. 6."

Stephanie Grisham Reveals Trump Called To Tell Her 2021-09-28 12:29:09The former president phoned his press secretary from Air Force One to assure her his penis was neither small nor toadstool-shaped, Grisham wrote in he

How To Celebrate Latinx Heritage With Your Kids 2021-09-27 18:25:43Take the conversation beyond Latinx Heritage Month and beyond the classroom.

Will Smith: 'Black Lives Matter' Is A Better 2021-09-27 14:04:34The actor told GQ: “I’m not saying we shouldn’t defund the police. I’m saying, just don’t say that, because then people

What A 1921 Texas Flood Tells Us About 2021-09-27 05:45:07A new book, "West Side Rising," tells the story of the storm that ravaged San Antonio's Latino community and gave rise to a political movement stil

Joe Biden's Blunt Reaction To Trump's White House 2021-09-22 04:27:34The president had a four-word reaction to what the former guy left behind.

Page-Turner

Thoreau in Love 2021-10-11 17:11:49The writer had a deep bond with his mentor, Ralph Waldo Emerson. But he also had a profound connection with Emerson’s wife.

Briefly Noted Book Reviews 2021-10-11 06:00:00“Speak, Silence,” “The Gold Machine,” “A Single Rose,” and “Hard Like Water.”

Laurie Colwin’s Recipe for Being Yourself in the 2021-10-11 06:00:00The bossy yet intimate style of her best food writing taught decades of home cooks to trust the strength of their convictions.

It’s Time to Stop Talking About “Generations” 2021-10-11 06:00:00From boomers to zoomers, the concept gets social history all wrong.

Thomas McGuane on the American West 2021-10-11 06:00:00The author discusses “Not Here You Don’t,” his story from the latest issue of the magazine.

The Short Story at the Center of the 2021-10-10 18:47:31A Times Magazine feature has prompted feverish discourse about the ethics of artistic appropriation. Is the art in question any good?

The Impact of Abdulrazak Gurnah’s Nobel Prize 2021-10-10 06:00:00His beautiful, sensory novels are enlivened by streams of literary influence from outside the English-speaking world.

Sunday Reading: The Return of Broadway 2021-10-10 06:00:00From the magazine’s archive: a selection of pieces about the art we’ve missed so much.

Diane Williams Will Never Be Dutiful 2021-10-10 06:00:00Williams can write startling things about sex, relationships, and family. But her real project is to test the limits of fiction itself.

The Book Club That Helped Spark the Gay-Rights 2021-10-05 17:58:03In the nineteen-fifties, the Cory Book Service quietly connected a community. Then it was forgotten.

Karen Russell Reads “The Ghost Birds” 2021-10-05 06:00:00The author reads her story from the October 11, 2021, issue of the magazine.

Jonathan Franzen Talks with David Remnick About “Crossroads” 2021-10-04 16:00:00The novelist discusses religion, the ethics of writing characters of a different race, and his deliberate evolution away from literary formalism and &

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A love of Black literature animates every page 2021-10-13 16:42:05Farah Jasmine Griffin’s "Read Until You Understand" is an exercise of mercy in a fragmented world.

Set among the stacks: Four enchanting novels for 2021-10-13 13:21:05A quartet of library novels celebrates discoveries among the stacks, as well as adventure, an antidote to loneliness, and finding one’s communit

How does this scientist approach climate conversations? She 2021-10-12 15:22:00In a Q&A, Katharine Hayhoe, a climate scientist and evangelical Christian, talks about her book “Saving Us” and about meeting people w

Tanzanian Abdulrazak Gurnah awarded Nobel literature prize 2021-10-07 13:00:00On Thursday, Mr. Gurnah became the sixth Africa-born writer to win the literary award, a prize long dominated by Western writers. He is known as &ldqu

Mary Beth Meehan’s photos dissolve distances between people 2021-10-06 11:33:57In the book “Seeing Silicon Valley: Life Inside a Fraying America,” Mary Beth Meehan’s photographs cross divides – of haves an

Amor Towles creates an American road trip of 2021-10-05 19:17:14In “The Lincoln Highway,” Amor Towles tells an American tale with Homeric scope, but the novel ultimately fails to arrive at its destinati

Q&A with Les Standiford, author of ‘Battle for 2021-09-29 15:31:07‘Battle for the Big Top’ author Les Standiford says that the circus brought Americans together, as well as stood for infinite possibilitie

Alexander Vindman’s faith in democracy remains intact 2021-09-29 14:40:35In the memoir “Here, Right Matters,” Lt. Col. Alexander Vindman defends his decision to report President Trump’s call with Ukraine.

‘My Beautiful Black Hair’: How a little sister’s 2021-09-29 13:42:00What options are there for supporting Black women who face hair discrimination? One author’s solution: Reinforce the beauty of natural hair.

Cosmic puzzle-pieces come together in masterly ‘Cloud Cuckoo 2021-09-28 14:35:44Anthony Doerr, author of “All the Light We Cannot See,” plots a tale that soars across centuries in “Cloud Cuckoo Land.”

‘How do I love thee?’ A Victorian-era poet 2021-09-23 14:49:13Fiona Sampson unfolds the story of how Elizabeth Barrett Browning freed herself from constraints and found her poetic voice in “Two-Way Mirror.&

The New York Review of Books

Egypt: Lost Possibilities 2021-10-14 09:30:00I intended this essay, successively, to coincide with various recent events: the death of a president, the launch of a book, the anniversary of a revo

The Future Is Electric 2021-10-14 09:30:00If you’re looking for faint gray linings to a very dark cloud, there is, I suppose, one slight benefit of humanity’s three-decade delay in

‘I Work and I Remember’ 2021-10-14 09:30:00Lawrence Joseph is a lawyer-poet (since 2003 a law professor at St. John’s University), a Catholic poet, a metropolitan-and-other-hyphenates poe

Not to Be 2021-10-14 09:30:00In the middle of a gusty October three years ago, The New York Times published an obituary under the headline “Sue Hubbell, Who Wrote of Bees an

‘This Obstinate Little Man’ 2021-10-14 09:30:00“A tiny, thick-set little man with white hair—a Pickwickian cherub.” This was Richard Crossman’s first impression in 1946 of D

At the Rustic Hamlet Built in 1783 for 2021-10-14 09:30:00            No tourists.Water turning a mill wheel,      &nb

The Double Bookkeeper 2021-10-14 09:30:00“The trouble with the police force,” said Arthur Gerard, the private eye in Strangers on a Train, “is that it has a single-track min

A Halo of Nostalgia 2021-10-14 09:30:00In December 1905 Richard Strauss’s opera Salome—blasphemous and obscene in its libretto, fiercely dissonant in its music—had its sca

Rousseau & Slavery 2021-10-14 09:30:00To the Editors: In his review of Tyler Stovall’s White Freedom: The Racial History of an Idea [NYR, September 23], David A. Bell wrongly states

Portrait of the Robot as a Young Woman 2021-10-14 09:30:00Kazuo Ishiguro was a social worker before he was a novelist. Between 1979 and 1982, he worked at West London Cyrenians, a charity that provided suppor

Claw & Order 2021-10-14 09:30:00Every fall in the state of Maryland, where I live, hunters bearing rifles, shotguns, handguns, longbows, crossbows, and other sanctioned culling devic

The Wages of Virtue 2021-10-14 09:30:00About two thirds of the way through Pride and Prejudice, just as Elizabeth Bennet has begun to conquer her bias against the arrogant Mr. Darcy, and ev

Books

Review: 'Dune' may be on HBO Max, but 2021-10-21 16:43:00Denis Villeneuve's Dune — based on Frank Herbert's bestselling sci-fi novel — arrives in cinemas and on home screens starring Timothee C

'Orwell's Roses' centers on the tensions between beauty 2021-10-21 06:24:00Rebecca Solnit's latest is a deeply political collection of interlinked essays, of which George Orwell is a part but not the whole; one of its joys i

Jerry Pinkney, the beloved, award-winning children's book illustrator, 2021-10-20 18:22:00The Caldecott Medal winner died of a heart attack on Wednesday. He was known for illustrating over 100 books for readers of all ages, including The Li

Remembering Gary Paulsen, author of 'Dogsled' and 'Hatchet' 2021-10-20 13:23:09The Newbery award-winning author, who died Oct. 13, wrote over 200 books, many of which were tales of adventure aimed at young adults. In 1994, Paulse

'Gentrifier' crafts a narrative about Detroit in darkly 2021-10-20 13:17:00Culture critic Anne Elizabeth Moore's project is also an investigation of the costs — monetary, psychological, ethical — of the free hous

Author profiles workers who were laid off when 2021-10-20 05:11:00An Indiana steel plant closed in 2017 and hundreds of jobs went to Mexico. NPR's Steve Inskeep talks to Farah Stockman about her book: American Made

Billy Porter makes peace with himself: 'I set 2021-10-19 13:43:59Fourteen years after his initial diagnosis, the Pose actor revealed publicly that he is HIV-positive. Porter says being open about his health status f

Jane Goodall encourages all to act to save 2021-10-19 07:28:00The primatologist says it's crucial that young people know how positive action can still shift the frightening trajectories of climate crisis, biodiv

Lucy Barton returns — and reconnects with an 2021-10-19 07:00:00Lucy Barton — the redoubtable memoirist we've met in two previous novels — returns in Elizabeth Strout's Oh William!, reconnecting with

This book of poetry says, 'I have fists,' 2021-10-19 05:08:00Chinese American poet Jane Wong's new collection, How Not to Be Afraid of Everything, grapples with fear and anger at her family's silence about wha

Carmen Mola was a popular Spanish novelist. Three 2021-10-18 15:01:10Antonio Mercero, Agustín Martínez and Jorge Díaz not only created a series of highly successful novels in Mola's name, but also

As Jane Goodall grieves climate change, she finds 2021-10-18 05:05:00The world-renowned primatologist explains how small acts to protect the planet can spiral upwards. She has a new book, co-authored by Douglas Abrams,

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